News

September 10, 2020

Xi joined the Editorial Board of Carbon Trends, an Elsevier’s NEW GOLD OPEN ACCESS journal, a companion title to Carbon. Click here to know more about this journal.

 

September 4, 2020

Congratulations to Jun Cao who just won the Sugata Ray Memorial Award! We are very proud of you!

 

August 14, 2020

Ling group’s research on the synthesis of new 2D crystals via selective atomic substitution is funded by DOE! Congratulations to the team! We are grateful for the support of the DOE!

August 7, 2020

Xi featured for NSF Career Award in The Brink.

July 9, 2020

Our collaborative work with Prof. Han Wang from USC on “High tunnelling electroresistance in a ferroelectric van der Waals heterojunction via giant barrier height modulation” was published on Nature Electronics. Jun contributed to the materials synthesis and characterization of CuInP2S6 crystal.  (Link)

July 7, 2020

We congratulate Weijun Luo for his work “Anisotropic Phonon Response of Few‐Layer PdSe2 under Uniaxial Strain” published on Advanced Functional Materials!! Congratulations, Weijun! (Link)

June 18, 2020

Xi won the BU Ignition Award. Congratulations to the Team!

June 15, 2020

Our collaborative work on “Deep‐Learning‐Enabled Fast Optical Identification and Characterization of 2D Materials” was published on Advanced Materials! (link)

3-3-2020

Our collaborative work with Prof. Kenneth Burch at Boston College on “Dielectrophoresis assisted rapid, selective and single cell detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria with G-FETs” was published on Biosensors and Bioelectronics! (link)

2-19-2020

Xi received NSF CAREER Award. Congratulations! Thanks for the support of NSF!

2-1-2020

We welcome Haoqi Ren to join us as a master student in Materials Science and Engineering! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!

1-15-2020

We welcome Lu Ping to join us as a Ph.D. student in Materials Science and Engineering! Hope she will have fruitful years in the group!

1-1-2020

Our collaborative project with Prof. Tomas Palacios at MIT got funded by Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC). Congratulations! Thanks for the support of SRC!

12-11-2019
We welcome Qishuo Tan to join us as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemistry! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!

11-11-2019

We congratulate Nannan Mao and Xingzhi Wang for their work “Direct Observation of Symmetry-Dependent Electron-Phonon Coupling in Black Phosphorus” published on the Journal of American Chemistry Society!! Congratulations, Nannan and Xingzhi! (link)

Our collaborative work with Prof. Hongli Zhu from Northeastern U on “Superstrong and Tough Hydrogel through Physical Cross-Linking and Molecular Alignment” was published on Biomacromolecules! (link)

10-25-2019

We congratulate Jun Cao and Tianshu Li for their work “Realization of 2D Crystalline Metal Nitrides via Selective Atomic Substitution ” published on Science Advances! Congratulations, Jun and Tianshu! (link)

08-28-2019

Our collaborative work on “phonon anharmonicity in few-layer black phosphorus” was published on ACS Nano! (link)

07-01-2019

We welcome high school students, Diana Ditullio from GROW program, Aakash Mehta from RISE program and Helen Xiao to join our group for a 6-weeks research experience.

06-14-2019

Our collaborative work on “graphene-2D semiconductor lateral heterojunctions and their asymmetric hot-carrier thermalization and broadband photoresponse properties” was published on Science Advances! (link)

05-23-2019

We congratulate Rick (Hikari Kitadai) for his work “Enhanced Raman Scattering on Nine 2D van der Waals Materials” published on the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters! Congratulations, Rick! (link)

04-09-2019

Our collaborative work “Chemical and Bio Sensing Using Graphene-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy” was published on Nanomaterials! (link)

02-13-2019

Our work on “additive manufacturing of patterned 2D semiconductors through recyclable masked growth” was published on Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)! (link)

01-30-2019

Our collaborative work on two-dimensional MoS2-enabled flexible rectenna for Wi-Fi-band wireless energy harvesting was published on Nature! (link)

01-07-2019

We congratulate Tianshu Li’s work “Probing the Domain Architecture in 2D α‐Mo2C via Polarized Raman Spectroscopy” published on Advanced Materials! (link)

We congratulate Maia Alberts (2018 Summer intern) got admitted into Harvard University!

07-02-2018

We welcome Petya Todorova (from GROW program) and Maia Alberts (Summer intern) to join us for a 6-week summer research! Hope they will have a wonderful experience in the group!

05-17-2018

We congratulate Dr. Xingzhi Wang’s work “Anomalous Phonon Modes in Black Phosphorus Revealed by Resonant Raman Scattering” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters! (link)

04-05-2018

We congratulate Cathlene Del Rosario’s win of the NSF GRFP!

04-04-2018

We congratulate Kevin Wang received summer 2018 UROP funding!

03-14-2018
We welcome  Cathlene Del Rosario to join us as a PhD student in physical chemistry!! Hope she will have a fruitful year in the group!

01-25-2018
We welcome Kevin Wang to join us as an undergraduate researcher in Ling group! Hope he will have a fruitful year in the group!

12-01-2017
We welcome Dr. Iraj S Amiri to join us as a visiting scholar in Ling group! Hope he will have a fruitful year in the group!

09-06-2017

We congratulate Professor Ling just has been selected to receive Boston University Provost’s Career Development Professorship!

09-01-2017
We welcome Jun Cao and Weijun Luo to join us as PhD students in physical chemistry! Hope they will have fruitful years in the group!

07-07-2017

We welcome undergraduate student Jiayu Lei from Harbin Institute of Technology in China to join us for summer research! Hope he will have wonderful experience in the group!
07-03-2017
We welcome high school student Piljoo (Matthew) Jeon to join us for a 6 week summer research through the RISE program! Hope he will have wonderful experience in the group!
06-12-2017
We welcome Nannan Mao to join us as visiting researcher! Hope she will have wonderful experience in the group!
04-19-2017
We welcome undergraduate student Minxue Kan to join us! Hope she will have great research experience in the group!
04-18-2017
We welcome Xingzhi Wang to join us as a Postdoc Researcher! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!
01-27-2017
Xi gave an invited talk in SPIE-photonics west in San Francisco.
12-05-2016
We welcome Tianshu Li to join us as a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!
11-11-2016
Xi gave an invited talk in NY state APS meeting in RPI.
09-01-2016
We welcome Hikari Kitadai to join us as a PhD student in physical chemistry! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!
09-01-2016
Xi joined BU Chemistry as a faculty member, with the secondary appointment in Division of Materials Science & Engineering.